RMS Technical Sessions

The Rocky Mountain Section of the Canadian Institute of Forestry generally holds two Technical Sessions a year. These events deliver technical, scientific, operational and policy information regarding specific topics of interest to further the professional training and expertise of the forestry and natural resource community in Alberta. The event provides networking opportunities and learning credits for maintaining continuing competencies of forest management professionals.

Upcoming Event

CIF-RMS Virtual Technical Session: Stay tuned, planning for our next virtual technical session in 2021 is underway.

Past Events


Fall Technical Session
Timber supply in Alberta’s forests – These are risky times
Date: November 19th, 2020


Fall Technical Session
Indigenous Consultation and Forestry: finding common ground and learning from traditional ecological knowledge
Date: November 14th, 2019

Spring Technical Session
Getting spatial information from UAVs (drones) or terrestrial laser scanners: what do you need to know?
Date: April 17th, 2019


Spring Technical Session
2018 Forest Forum
Date: April 24-25, 2018


Fall Technical Session
Integrating wildland fire risk in forest management planning
Date: November 22, 2017

Spring Technical Session
Alberta’s Silviculture Evolved
Date: May 11, 2017


Fall Technical Session
Seismic line restoration
Presentations available here
Date: December 1, 2016